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The chicken came before the egg!

Everyone asks which came first, the chicken or the egg. THis museum does it;s best to try to answer... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2014
Andy P
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Ok so I am a chicken fan - and this did not let us down

We hit Tuesday in the holidays and that is when they have chicks inside which can be handled. In... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Ed P
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Hessenweg 2a, 3771 RB Barneveld, The Netherlands
+31 342 400 073
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We hit Tuesday in the holidays and that is when they have chicks inside which can be handled. In fact 3 more than when we arrived as there are also eggs hatching. We also benefitted from an auction where eggs were 'bid for'. We spent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fabulous museum, filled with poultry historical facts. What an amazing place to visit. It is unforgettable. Suitable for young and old! Brilliant!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

For non-Dutch readers, you can't glean as much from this museum's displays as you might like. If you happen to get an English speaking volunteer at the museum, I'm told it can be wonderful. I think it'd be a great place for a kid school...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This tour is a history lessons in Dutch egg production. Barneveld is famous for its chicken and they are proud. It's a cute tour that kids would love. They get to pick up brand new chicks !

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank travellinmarty
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Everyone asks which came first, the chicken or the egg. THis museum does it;s best to try to answer this question. There are collections of all kinds of things that have to do with egg and chicken production in The Netherlands. Its history, the machinary,...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The Netherlands Poultry museum is a small volunteer run organisation for people who want to know everything about chickens, eggs and any Paraphernalia that comes with eggs/chickens. From odly misshapen eggs, to early brood machines, to egg cups, to baby chicks, to egg auctions, to...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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